The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 100 88 113
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +25
Permanent jobs citing Lync 46 53 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.85% 2.18% 1.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.56% 12.33% 6.37%
Number of salaries quoted 41 39 27
Average salary £38,000 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.91% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -8.60%
Lync
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Application Platforms Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
398 430 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 16.05% 17.72% 20.75%
Number of salaries quoted 324 347 362
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Lync
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Reading region.

Lync Salary Trend in Reading

Lync
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Reading

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync.

1 55 (80.88%) Microsoft
2 35 (51.47%) MS Exchange
3 34 (50.00%) Windows
4 30 (44.12%) Cisco
5 28 (41.18%) Active Directory
6 24 (35.29%) Migration
7 23 (33.82%) VMware
8 22 (32.35%) SAN
9 21 (30.88%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (29.41%) VoIP
10 20 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (27.94%) Office 365
11 19 (27.94%) WAN
11 19 (27.94%) LAN
11 19 (27.94%) MS Excel
11 19 (27.94%) MS Office
12 18 (26.47%) SharePoint
12 18 (26.47%) SC Cleared
12 18 (26.47%) Security Cleared
13 17 (25.00%) SCCM
13 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (25.00%) Firewall
14 16 (23.53%) SQL Server
14 16 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
14 16 (23.53%) Hyper-V
15 15 (22.06%) Dell
16 13 (19.12%) Citrix
16 13 (19.12%) CCNA
16 13 (19.12%) Exchange Server 2013

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (51.47%) MS Exchange
2 18 (26.47%) SharePoint
3 16 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (19.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (8.82%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (7.35%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (4.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.94%) CMS
10 1 (1.47%) IIS
10 1 (1.47%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 19 (27.94%) MS Office
1 19 (27.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (27.94%) Office 365
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (32.35%) SAN
2 20 (29.41%) VoIP
3 19 (27.94%) WAN
3 19 (27.94%) LAN
4 17 (25.00%) Firewall
5 12 (17.65%) TCP/IP
6 11 (16.18%) DNS
7 9 (13.24%) MPLS
8 7 (10.29%) OSPF
8 7 (10.29%) BGP
8 7 (10.29%) IPv4
8 7 (10.29%) IPv6
9 6 (8.82%) iSCSI
10 5 (7.35%) DHCP
11 3 (4.41%) VPN
11 3 (4.41%) Wireless
11 3 (4.41%) Ethereal
11 3 (4.41%) Wireshark
11 3 (4.41%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (2.94%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (11.76%) Finance
2 7 (10.29%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.41%) Law
4 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (20.59%) Consultant
2 13 (19.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (13.24%) Network Engineer
3 9 (13.24%) Architect
4 8 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (10.29%) Support Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Voice Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (7.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) IT Support
8 3 (4.41%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (4.41%) Messaging Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Technical Support
8 3 (4.41%) Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.71%) CGI
2 3 (4.41%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) GIS
2 6 (8.82%) EqualLogic
3 3 (4.41%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.47%) DTV
5 1 (1.47%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 34 (50.00%) Windows
2 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (7.35%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.29%) Migration
2 12 (17.65%) ITIL
3 11 (16.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (13.24%) Business Development
5 8 (11.76%) ITSM
5 8 (11.76%) Service Management
5 8 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.88%) Data Management
7 3 (4.41%) Network Design
7 3 (4.41%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (2.94%) Line Management
8 2 (2.94%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.94%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.94%) Validation
9 1 (1.47%) Project Management
9 1 (1.47%) ERP
9 1 (1.47%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (1.47%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.47%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.82%) SQL
1 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (30.88%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (26.47%) SC Cleared
2 18 (26.47%) Security Cleared
3 13 (19.12%) CCNA
4 12 (17.65%) CCNP
5 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (13.24%) MCSA
7 5 (7.35%) MCSE
8 3 (4.41%) MCITP
9 2 (2.94%) CCDA
9 2 (2.94%) CCDP
9 2 (2.94%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.94%) JNCIE
9 2 (2.94%) CCIE
9 2 (2.94%) CCSA
9 2 (2.94%) CCSE
10 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.47%) MCP
10 1 (1.47%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 28 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 20 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 9 (13.24%) XenApp
4 9 (13.24%) XenDesktop
5 8 (11.76%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.94%) vSphere
7 1 (1.47%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.47%) UAG
7 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.47%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (25.00%) SCCM
2 7 (10.29%) SCOM
3 3 (4.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (4.41%) AirWatch
3 3 (4.41%) WSUS
4 2 (2.94%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.94%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.47%) Nagios
5 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 55 (80.88%) Microsoft
2 30 (44.12%) Cisco
3 23 (33.82%) VMware
4 15 (22.06%) Dell
5 13 (19.12%) Citrix
6 9 (13.24%) Symantec
7 8 (11.76%) HP
7 8 (11.76%) Computacenter
8 6 (8.82%) EMC
8 6 (8.82%) Lotus
8 6 (8.82%) CheckPoint
9 5 (7.35%) Juniper
9 5 (7.35%) F5
10 4 (5.88%) Mitel
10 4 (5.88%) IBM
11 3 (4.41%) Avaya
11 3 (4.41%) McAfee
11 3 (4.41%) Blue Coat
11 3 (4.41%) Fortinet
11 3 (4.41%) ProCurve
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £44000 - £47000 per annum + +Full Benefits Package
Posted: 16 days ago